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Buffalo State College, State University of New York

Buffalo, NY

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Overview

Buffalo State College, State University of New York is a Comprehensive institution located in Buffalo, NY, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 110 Moot Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY  14222
United States
Contact Carolyn Murphy
Interim Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@buffalostate.edu
Phone: 716-878-6339
Fax: 716-878-6100

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Graphic Communications, General Checkmark
Radio And Television Broadcasting Technology/technician Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Energy Systems Technology/technician Checkmark
Industrial Technology/technician Checkmark
Mechanical/mechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Writing, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textile Manufacture Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Precision Production Associate Bachelors
Furniture Design And Manufacturing Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Geography, Other Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fiber, Textile And Weaving Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Metal Arts Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12,057
Applied
10,193
Accepted
6,147
Enrolled
85%
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Female Admissions

6,870
Females Applied
6,014
Females Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,187
Males Applied
4,179
Males Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
2.84
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 524 460 570
SAT Math 529 470 590

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,070
In-state
16,980
Out-of-state
7,070
In-district
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Fees

1,416
Full-time student fees
14,386
Room & board
8,506
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

13,514
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,289
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,000
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,101
Avg. Loan Aid
2,102
Avg. Grant Aid
9,838
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
26%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,147
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
2%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.96%
Black or African American 29.71%
White or Caucasian 45.88%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.45%
Asian 5.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.02%
Two or more races 4.38%
Other 0.1%

Gender

Male (43.27%)
Female (56.73%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 72%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Bengal Bound, Homecoming and Family Weekend and Jump Back Into Campus

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
United Student Government, Club Hockey, Men's/Women's Rugby, Sigma Delta Tau Sorority, Inc and Caribbean Student Organization

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball No No No
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Fencing No No No
Football No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

667
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 336
Part-time - 331
Male - 332
Female - 335
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